# How do you evaluate #-5( ( - 2) \cdot ( - 8) - 15) - 2#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 26, 2018

#### Explanation:

This is really a test of being very careful with your order of operations.

Will begin with what's inside the parenthesis:

Remove the parenthesis around

Following our order of operations we multiply first and then subtract. So...

Again, following our operations, we'll multiply